Education

Education
Nov 2011 - Oct 2012

Global MBA

S.P. Jain School Of Global Management

  • SP Jain School of Global Management is among top 100 b-schools ranked by Financial Times, 2012.
  • Rank # 1 with a CGPA of 3.97/4.0 in Semester 1 (Highest in the batch)
  • One year full time Global MBA program with exposure of two cities:
    • Singapore - The financial hub of the world and 
    • Dubai - The city with endless opportunities.
  • Member of Academic Committee: Organized guest talks, field trips, and coordinated student-faculty interactions.
  • Participated in various International business case competitions
  • 2004 - 2008

    Bachelor of Technology

    Amity School Of Engineering and Technology
    • Amity University is ranked # 4 in North India by The Times of India (Education Times).
    • Rank 1 holder with a CGPA of 9.64 / 10.
    • 50 % scholarship on tution fee for continued outstanding academic performance.
    • Awarded Gold Medal for the exceptional academic performance.

    Work History

    Work History
    Dec 2010 - Nov 2011

    Associate Technical Consultant

    Wipro Ltd.

    Role: Presales Consultant                                                                   

    Position held: Associate Technical Consultant                               

    • Youngest presales consultant in the team for Telecom OSS domain; Responding to RFPs, RFIs, and Bid Management.
    • Consulting clients in selecting the right technology eco-system based on their future business strategies and roadmap.
    • Consulting for a leading Telecom provider at Saudi Arabia for evaluating multiple products for Order Management System implementation for wireless and wire line business.
    • Managed multiple client engagements for telcos in India, Sri Lanka, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Africa etc.
    • Handled vendor management, built new strategic partnerships with vendors: Hardware and Software vendors.
    Jul 2008 - Nov 2010

    Technical Associate

    Tech Mahindra Ltd.

    Role: Business Analyst

    Position held: Technical Associate

    • Handled project requirements for Telecom providers in India, UAE and Fiji Islands.
    • Conducted training programs for end users using “Train the trainer” methodology.
    • Learnt multiple tools and technologies for telecom OSS domain in a short span of two years.
    • Secured top rank during the three months training program of Tech Mahindra.

    Objective

    Aiming for an unconventional, challenging, and strategy focused opportunity that fosters creative thinking and quick growth based on performance. I am looking for a career that gives a "living on the edge" experience. 

    Hobbies and Interests

    • Exploring new places and understanding new cultures.
    • Creating “WOW” experience as an event organizer.
    • Trekking and hiking to places close to nature.
    • Mentoring friends and acquaintances. 

    Projects and Publications

    • Consulting assignment:  for a leading Spanish label manufacturing firm.
      • Analyzing the market attractiveness and cost reduction opportunities by setting up a production plant in India and UAE.
      • Market entry strategy for the new operations in India and UAE. 
    • Consulting assignment: Business Strategy for a travel retail and duty free giant
      • Competitive analysis based on annual reports
      • New business opportunities based on market research
      • Possible expansions - synergies with existing business and organization's expertise. 
    • Research paper on “Customer expectations’ for next generation Internet banking”.
      • Analyzing customers’ perception for factors like social media, money management tools, enhanced customer service, innovative interface for planning next generation of internet banking.The paper is under review for publication at A grade international academic journal. 
    • White paper on how organizations can achieve BYOD ( Bring-Your-Own-Device)
      • Developed a five-stage framework that organizations can practice to achieve enterprise mobility.
      • A checklist to ensure exhaustive coverage of all aspects of BYOD implementation. 

    Summary

    • Management consulting and corporate strategy: International expansions, market entry strategies, feasibility study, market research, turnaround assignments, exploring new technologies, expanding business portfolios, etc.

    • Rank # 1 in MBA from SP Jain School of Global Management, Singapore-Dubai-Sydney, Nov 2011-12.

    • 40 months of work experience in telecom; Last role was of Presales Consultant.
    • Expert in handling presentations at CXO and senior management levels.

    • Strong analytical skills and creative thinker with deep interest for leveraging it for understanding and enhancing business value.
    • Expert in handling presentations and discussions at senior executive levels.
    • "Wearing multiple hats" - Handle multiple responsibilities and integrate business units in an organization
    • Adaptive and Agile : Enjoy learning and exploring new industries and verticals.
    • Emerging technologies consulting: social, mobile, context, big data, cloud, and “Internet of things”.

    Workshops Attended

    • Mastermind workshop on John Maxwell’s Leadership program.
    • Entrepreneurship workshop by Prof. Jawwad Farrid, CEO of Alchemy technologies pvt. Ltd.
    • Mega Marketing workshop conducted at Middlesex University, Dubai.
    • Technology consulting and requirements gathering Workshop by Mr. Umar Rafi, Consulting Practice Director at Oracle Corporation.

    Leadership and Extra Curriculars

    • Won 1st prize at a business case competitioncompeting against schools like INSEAD, NUS, SMU etc. (proposing business strategy for an Islamic Bank in UAE)   
    • Participated in various International business case competitions
    • Won 1st prize for a regional project presentation held at S.P. Jain School of Global Management which involved exploring local culture of Singapore.
    • SP Jain Academic Committee Member: Organize guest talks and field trips and coordinate student-faculty interactions.
    • Awarded Gold medal for first position in academic performance during B.Tech.
    • Head of Technical Society, Amity University. Organized annual cultural and technical festival in which 60+ engineering institutes from north India participated.
    • Titled as state level child scientist by National Children’s Science Congress for a research project on medicinal use of Indian spices.
    • Volunteer with i-Volunteer and Volunteer in Dubai. Volunteered for NGO  initiatives with: Make-a-Wish foundation, Dignity Kitchen, Makkala Jagruti, DCSNeeds etc.